Big Growth in Automated Hacking Attempts in Nebraska

In the 14 days prior, Nebraska has witnessed how the amount of brute-force attacks has increased noticeably. Statistics from Syspeace shows automated hacking attempts per server have gone up by 22 percent. In the whole USA, there was a slight increase of 8.2 percent.

The number of attacks on Windows servers secured by Syspeace increased greatly in the course of the previous 14 days in Nebraska as 130 automated hacking attempts per Windows servers were documented by Syspeace. That is to say, the brute-force attacks increased greatly by 22 percent. That means 340 total the number of brute-force attacks in the Nebraska in the previous 14 days were blocked by Syspeace. In the state’s measured history, this is the 12th highest number of attempted automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace for a single 14-day period.

For a comparison, there has been a growth of the sum total of automated hacking attempts in South Carolina and North Carolina. With 160 blocked brute-force attacks per Windows server secured by Syspeace the last fortnight, South Carolina has seen a growth of 24 percent in comparison with the two weeks prior. In North Carolina, the number has climbed up by 20 percent to 690 automated hacking attempts per Syspeace-secured Windows Server.

All around the USA, automated hacking attempts on Syspeace-secured Windows Servers have shown a slight escalation, so Nebraska is not alone with the problem. There have been 8.2 percent more brute-force attacks in the USA on Windows servers secured by Syspeace in the throughout the two weeks prior compared to the previous 14 days. So far, this year there have been 2,100 automated hacking attempts per Windows server secured by Syspeace in the USA. The automated hacking attempts have declined by 11 percent on a year-to-year comparison. In other words, Syspeace blocked 1,000,000 brute-force attacks in the USA.

The data originates from Syspeace, a service provider that fights automated hacking attempts. Syspeace wants to make the digital world safer for firms, one server at a time. Having collected and analyzed evidence on brute-force attacks since 2012, Syspeace is a global trendsetter on the topic. The company believes that cyber security management doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive.

An brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of ultimately guessing them. The attacker systematically checks all possible passwords and passphrases and tries to find the right one.

To keep systems secure and block automated hacking attempts, Syspeace provides software that protects enterprises from IT theft, combined with exceptional customer support.